The Write Songs
The Write Songs is the second series on Radio Reverb which looks at the songs behind the writing process in discussion with their authors. In a spin on the Desert Island Discs ‘chat and play’ formula, writer and academic, Gilly Smith explores with her guests the songs that made their books sing.
The Write Songs: Mondays 10am, repeated the following Saturday at 3pm
Sponsored by City Books
The Write Songs is back on Radio Reverb and as a podcast from November 21 2016. Each week, we meet a different author who chooses eight songs that help them write their books. Here's an example from the last series. https://soundcloud.com/gilly-smith/sets/the-write-songs-on-radio
Monday 21st November (repeated Saturday 26th November) - Mark Chase: Drive-by Shouting
Monday 28th (repeated Saturday 3rd December) - Sharon Duggal: The Handsworth Times
Monday 5th December (repeated 10th December) - Erinna Mettler : Fifteen Minutes
Monday 12th December (repeated 17th December) - Julia Crouch: Her Husband's Lover
Monday 19th December (repeated 24th December - Mick Jackson: Yuki Chan in Bronte Country
Monday 26th December (repeated 31st December) Paula Harward: My Life in Colour
Gilly Smith is a freelance journalist, podcast producer for delicious.magazine and media academic at the University of Middlesex. She facilitates Dreamwriters, a creative writing group which meets in Brighton and Seaford which she describes as ‘Weightwatchers with pens’. She also produced the award winning Jaibli Salaam which told the stories of Brighton’s Syrian community through their memories of food and music from the old country.
You can get all the books featured at City Books.
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